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<div><b>Contact:</b> Danelle Wettstein</div>
<div><b>Page Content:</b> <p align=left><span>Following a successful journey in support of Eastern Canadian food banks, the magic of the CP Holiday Train now heads into Western Canada. </span></p>
<p align=left><span></span><span>The ‘train of lights’ will begin its Western Canadian journey<span>* </span>in <span>*</span>Whitemouth, MB, on December 3<sup>rd</sup> and continue through <span>*</span>Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and B.C., finishing off in Port Moody<span>* </span>on Dec. 17<sup>th</sup>.</span></p>
<p align=left><span></span><span>With only two weeks left, Holiday train spirit is in high gear. <span>*</span>Valdy has been lighting up the stage along with the Brother Dube and Tracy Brown, entertaining thousands of food bank supporters who have come out with cash or food donations.*<span>*</span></span></p>
<p align=left><span><span></span></span><span>As the Canadian Holiday Train takes the spirit of giving and making a difference one stop at a time, a second brightly-decorated train is rolling <span>*</span>across the U.S. Midwest with the same mission: to raise money, food and awareness with everything collected in a community staying in that community for local distribution.</span></p>
<p align=left><span></span><span>In total, up to 150 communities, large and small will experience the spirit of giving that the Holiday Train program.<span>* </span></span><span><span>*</span><span lang=EN-CA>Since 1999 CP’s Holiday Train has raised $5.6 million and 2.5 million pounds food. Donating to local food banks benefits your neighbours and community. The results of a recent Food Banks Canada survey found food bank use has gone up 26 per cent between 2006 and 2011.<span>* </span></span></span></p>
<p align=left><span><span lang=EN-CA><span></span></span></span><span lang=EN-CA>To find the show closest to you, go to </span><span lang=EN-CA><a href="/en/in-your-community/holiday-train/schedule/Pages/canada.aspx"><span>cpr.ca</span></a></span><span lang=EN-CA> or join the </span><span lang=EN-CA><a title="" href="http://www.facebook.com/HolidayTrain" target="_blank">Holiday Train</a><span> </span></span><span lang=EN-CA>on Facebook and follow the spirit of one of the longest-running cross-country food bank fundraisers on Twitter: </span><span lang=EN-CA><a title="" href="http://twitter.com/#!/cpholidaytrain" target="_blank">@CPHolidaytrain</a>.</span></p>
<p align=left><span lang=EN-CA></span><b><span lang=EN-CA>Editor’s Note: </span></b></p><span lang=EN-CA>
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<li><span lang=EN-CA>High-resolution images are available on: <a title="" href="/en/news-and-media/photo-gallery/holiday-train">www.cpr.ca</span><span lang=EN-CA></span></a></li>
<li><span lang=EN-CA>Broadcast quality b-roll can be downloaded through CNW Video on Demand: <a title="" href="http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=498" target="_blank">http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=498</span><span lang=EN-CA></span></a></li>
<li><span lang=EN-CA>MP3 recordings of 2011 Holiday Train music can be downloaded at: <a title="" href="https://www.yousendit.com/download/T2djK3BGSWh0NjhVV01UQwXX" target="_blank">https://www.yousendit.com/download/T2djK3BGSWh0NjhVV01UQwXX</a></span></li></ul>
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<p align=left><span lang=EN-CA></span><b><span lang=EN-CA>About Canadian Pacific:<br></span></b><span lang=EN-CA>Canadian Pacific (CP: TSX/NYSE) operates a North American transcontinental railway providing freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise.<span>* </span>Incorporating best-in-class technology and environmental practices, CP is re-defining itself as a modern 21st century transportation company built on safety, service reliability and operational efficiency. Visit cpr.ca and see how Canadian Pacific is Driving the Digital Railway.</span></p>
<p align=left><span lang=EN-CA></span><b><span lang=EN-CA>Media Contacts:<br></span></b><span lang=EN-CA>Canadian Train<span>************************************************************************* </span>U.S. Train<br></span><span lang=EN-CA>Kevin Hrysak</span><span lang=EN-CA> <span>*************************************************** </span><span>*********************** </span>Ed Greenberg</span><span lang=EN-CA> <span>************************************** </span><br></span><span lang=EN-CA>403-836-3874 (cell)<span>*****************************************************************</span>612-849-4717 (cell)<br></span><span lang=EN-CA><a href="mailto:Kevin_hrysak@cpr.ca"><span>Kevin_hrysak@cpr.ca</span></a></span><span lang=EN-CA><span>************ </span></span><span lang=EN-CA><span>************************************************* *</span></span><span><a href="mailto:Ed_greenberg@cpr.ca"><span>Ed_greenberg@cpr.ca</span></a><span>*<strong>********** </strong></span><span><strong>*********************************** </strong></span></span></p>
<p align=left><span lang=EN-CA>*CP Media Line: 1-855-242-3674 (24/7-Toll Free)</span></p></div>
<div><b>News Release Date:</b> 12/2/2011 12:00 AM</div>
<div><b>Location:</b> Calgary, Alberta</div>
<div><b>News Type:</b> Community</div>
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